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Christmas, Go On!

What a hugging jollity and what jump delight With "Golly! Everything!" deep in the night; From hands-on packages---all there are--- Rippling ribbons fly out far! Open that box, there; what've you got? "All that I dreamed of, dreamed a lot! Tickets and maps, yes! trips over sea! Ah, and for you, dear, a present from me." Grand, so, the shape, and firm, so, each part, I know what it is, it's my new heart! A bold one, a gold one, with a verse inside--- 'May your life be integrity and your mind your pride.' Certain it is, and yours cert, too; That's why we're living, less won't do! Giving and taking, glad to have won, Bankers of honesty, hey! we have fun! Now put on the coffee and light up a light; We'll open a map into many a sight: Vales little dreamt of, mounts never touched, Trails just beginning, wonders half clutched; Plateaus of promise waiting man's right--- Planet impassioned with traders' delight; New dams awaiting, new cities, new farms, Sparkways of business spreading out charms; Thousands of earth-stars---Edison's eyes!--- Set to wide angles of night-wake surpeise! Shipyards and airports humming Thought's strength; Trainways and highways freighting grand length; Tap-footed uptowns, where Top-Competence climbs With Honor's dealings and Profit's chimes (Ting! rings the money; cling! rings again! Desires exchanging, happy are men); Marble-halled fame and Bronze-palaced art, Where boundless beauty drives the heart--- Logic's heart and good pulse of man, United in his self-command! To these we'll go, all these we'll see, And mark the march of history; Though Reason's torch flares up so high, There's less of 'march' and more of 'fly'! "Hey, down those lights." Why? What've you got? "A new beginning of an ancient plot--- Some bubbly, bright, for the coming year, And me, myself, right now, right here!" Love now touches; kiss one, then kiss two! Our true destination's a self-made brew. A trip for tomorrow, a sip for today; To have no sorrow we gladly pay! Routing and planning, and shouting "To be!" Sweet is the music rounding the tree. "Yea!" to life's pleasure; "Hail!" to this dawn! Worldly happiness, Christmas, go on!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008

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